Matthew Calbraith Perry

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United States admiral who led a naval expedition to Japan and signed a treaty in 1854 opening up trade relations between United States and Japan


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Therefore, American ships under Matthew Calbraith Perry (1794-1858) sailed into Tokyo Bay and, on July 14, 1853, delivered written communications to the rulers, making it clear that when they returned, they expected Japan to open its ports to American trade.
On July 8, 1853, Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry sailed into Yedo (now Tokyo) Bay with a squadron of four vessels.
The Japan Expedition: The Personal Journal of Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry.